Feb 4, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT
It turns out that Brent Johnson hurt more than Rick DiPietro’s pride when he landed a one-punch knockout during their goalie fight on Wednesday night. The New York Islanders report that their constantly injured netminder will miss four to six weeks with facial fractures from the punch, although the Islanders listed knee swelling as another…
Feb 4, 2011, 12:53 PM EDT
The NHL decided to suspend Daniel Paille for four games for his blindside hit on Ray Sawada.
Feb 4, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
It wasn’t as easy call like Thursday’s best save, but Ville Leino’s game winner earned the February 3rd Goal of the Night.
Feb 4, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
The Maple Leafs scored moments later anyway, but Cam Ward’s diving stop was amazing enough to earn him the February 3rd Save of the Night.
Feb 3, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Rick DiPietro had a bad Wednesday night, but at least he redeemed himself slightly by making a great stop. It turned out to be the February 3rd Save of the Night.
Feb 2, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT
Tonight’s been full of rare events, as Johan Franzen had a career-best five goals in one night against the Ottawa Senators. Click “Read More” for the details, plus video footage.
Brent Johnson drops Rick DiPietro with one punch in only goalie fight of season (Oh yeah, and Pens beat Isles 3-0)
Feb 2, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT
The “real” story might be that the Penguins managed another win without Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby, but the biggest moment came when Brent Johnson landed a one-punch knockout on Rick DiPietro in this season’s first goalie fight.
Feb 1, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT
Niklas Backstrom’s desperation stop earned him the January 24-30th Save of the Week.
Feb 1, 2011, 4:30 PM EDT
Michelle Obama implores kids to get active, which includes playing hockey.
Feb 1, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
Alex Ovechkin was one of the most entertaining figures during the all-star weekend, so it makes sense that he earned the Goal of the Week.
Jan 31, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Who scored last week’s best goal: Mike Weaver, Brad Richards, Erik Johnson, Alex Ovechkin or Anze Kopitar?
Jan 31, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Henrik Lundqvist stopped Matt Duchene in the first penalty shot in all-star game history, earning himself the January 30th save of the night.
Jan 31, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Anze Kopitar might not fly under the radar much longer if he keeps scoring goals like he did in Sunday’s All-Star Game.
Jan 30, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT
Gary Bettman admits that concussions have increased, but claims that blindside hits have decreased thanks to rule changes. Click “Read More” for the details.
Jan 30, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Alex Ovechkin’s oddball goal helped him win last night’s breakaway challenge and also the January 29th Goal of the Night
Jan 30, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Even All-Stars have embarrassing moments, as you can see from Tim Thomas, Phil Kessel and Alex Ovechkin this weekend.
Jan 29, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT
Here’s video and discussion of Zdeno Chara breaking his own hardest shot record with a 105.9 mile per hour slapper.
Jan 26, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT
As Wayne Gretzky turns 50, we celebrate his career with some of our favorite video clips featuring “The Great One.”
Jan 25, 2011, 11:43 PM EDT
Dion Phaneuf landed a big hit on Dana Tyrell that will dominate highlight clips, but the Lightning got the best of the Leafs 2-0 tonight.
Jan 25, 2011, 11:24 PM EDT
Pekka Rinne barely edged Braden Holtby for the January 17-23rd Save of the Week.
Jan 25, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT
Claude Giroux and Jeff Carter combined for an effort worthy of the Goal of the Week for January 17-23rd.
Jan 24, 2011, 10:50 AM EDT
Pekka Rinne dropped his stick in the perfect spot to make the Save of the Night for January 23rd.
Jan 22, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Dan Ellis earned the Save of the Night for January 21st.
Jan 20, 2011, 1:51 PM EDT
More TV news: Versus will carry seven hours of All-Star Game coverage while NHL Network is about air footage of the top CHL/NHL prospects game.
Jan 20, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT
The hits keep coming for the Rangers (Ruslan Fedetenko), Blues (Carlo Colaiacovo) and Canadiens (Jeff Halpern) as these teams just keep suffering injuries.
- How do Voracek, Giroux compare to the most expensive duos? 46
- Voracek turns monster season into massive eight-year deal 68
- Report: Canucks, Sutter closing in on five-year deal, north of $20M 28
- Voynov serving sentence at jail that once advertised it had flat screen TVs 45
- Report: Bernier and Leafs more than $2 million apart ahead of Friday’s arbitration hearing 12
- Flyers re-sign Couturier: six years, $26 million 40
- Benning calls Sutter a ‘foundation piece’ for Canucks 24
- Here’s a chart that shows which teams have been good/bad at drafting 40
- Penguins sign Fehr to three-year, $6 million contract 22
- Trade: Penguins send Sutter to Canucks for Bonino, Clendening 54
- Bettman says NHL would have to ‘consider’ putting Quebec City in the Western Conference (71)
- Voracek turns monster season into massive eight-year deal (70)
- Rangers sign Stepan — six years, $39 million (62)
- NBC Sports to broadcast 105 NHL games in 2015-16 (58)
- Trade: Penguins send Sutter to Canucks for Bonino, Clendening (54)